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Hindenburg Omen Triggers As New Lows Surge

The Hindenburg Omen triggered on Monday as the percentage of new lows and new highs on the NYSE moved above 2.8%. There is some debate on this threshold because I have seen 2.2% and 2.4% used by other analysts. Using these lower thresholds, the omen triggered again on Wednesday. Even though this is a bearish signal, don't forget that the August 2010 signal did not pan out.

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Arthur Hill
About the author: , CMT, is the Chief Technical Strategist at Focusing predominantly on US equities and ETFs, his systematic approach of identifying trend, finding signals within the trend, and setting key price levels has made him an esteemed market technician. Arthur has written articles for numerous financial publications including Barrons and Stocks & Commodities Magazine. In addition to his Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, he holds an MBA from the Cass Business School at City University in London. Learn More
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